blueberry smoothie in mason jar with straw

Blueberry Muffin Smoothie

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This beautiful, nutritious, and easy purple smoothie really does taste like a Blueberry Muffin. Freezer smoothie pack instructions included!
green smoothie with mango and chia in mason jar with straw

Green Machine Smoothie

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This easy, healthy green smoothie is a tasty way to eat more veggies and fruit, like avocado, mango, and kale. Freezer smoothie pack instructions included.
Orange smoothie in mason jar with straw

Orangesicle Smoothie

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Sweet potato, clementines, carrots, and bananas create the base of this easy smoothie that's a healthier version of the orange sherbet push-up pops from childhood. Yum! Freezer smoothie pack instructions included so you can prep these smoothies ahead of time.
berry smoothie in mason jar with straw

Very Berry Smoothie

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The Very Berry Smoothie starts your day with a super food punch! This easy, healthy smoothie includes strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries, plus some hidden spinach. Make some freezer smoothie packs ahead of time to have these on hand for a quick, nutritious breakfast.
strawberry smoothie in mason jar with straw

Strawberry Piña Colada Smoothie

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Frozen strawberries, pineapple, and banana combine with coconut milk and almonds to create the most luxurious, healthy smoothie you've ever had! We teach you how to prep ahead by making freezer smoothie packs to have on hand, too. This easy Strawberry Piña Colada fruit smoothie has party time written all over it.
cherry smoothie in mason jar with straw

Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie

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This easy Chocolate Covered Cherry smoothie recipe tastes like a chocolate shake but is chock full of nutrition thanks to spinach, dark cherries, almond butter, cocoa powder.

Apple Cranberry Sauce

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This easy Crockpot Apple Cranberry Sauce is like homemade apple sauce but with a delightful holiday twist with the addition of cranberries. The combo helps smooth out the tartness that comes from the…

Stovetop Popcorn {with Coconut Oil}

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Stovetop Coconut Oil Popcorn is incredibly easy and serves as a healthy, filling snack that all ages love. The coconut oil brings the perfect hint of sweetness that is balanced with a bit of salt. It's…

Greek Dip

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Here's a healthy and super EASY lunch, appetizer, or snack idea for you. Try out this tasty Mediterranean Layered Dip and make it your way.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

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These healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins are moist, sweet, and delicious...and easily freezable. We pull them out of the freezer for snacks or for an easy breakfast.

Crockpot Cinnamon Apple Sauce

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Homemade apple sauce has never been easier. With a few simple ingredients and your Crockpot, you can easily make cinnamon apple sauce in your home. Follow our easy instructions below! Apple Butter…

Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Banana Bites

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The perfect fix for that afternoon sweet tooth: Peanut Butter & Dark Chocolate Banana Bites! These easy-peasy banana snacks are a kid fave and come together quickly. What's in a Banana…

Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzels

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They are as good as they sound. This healthier twist on the typical Chocolate Covered Pretzel has no shortage of flavor. Since the melted dark chocolate is mixed together with the peanut butter before…

Chocolate Banana Muffins

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These Chocolate Banana Muffins are not only moist and delicious, but they are packed with sneaky nutrition. They are a kid-favorite and freeze beautifully. Serve as an easy, make-ahead healthy breakfast.

Simple Homemade Granola

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This simple granola recipe is one of the easiest and tastiest you will find on the Internet. I've been making this exact recipe before Thriving Home even started. It's got 5 main ingredients but you can easily add more if you want to jazz it up. Such a simple, healthy snack!

30+ Healthy On-the-Go Snacks (and How I Get My Family to Eat Them)

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Each summer I love to take advantage of the time my kids have off school to fill their little minds and hearts with fun, adventure, and learning. As my three children have gotten older and out…

Homemade Chex Mix

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This Homemade Chex Mix recipe is easy to whip up, makes your home smell ah-maze-ing as it bakes in the oven, and is an addictive snack food that has proven to be a crowd favorite for decades. The recipe…

Powerball Cookies

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Powerball cookies have been a longtime favorite in my home. Look no further for a great make-ahead, freezer-friendly snack.    What's in these no-bake Powerball Cookies? With a few…

No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Energy Bites {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

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These no-bake oatmeal cookie bites come together in minutes and are full of all real food ingredients. I don't feel quite so bad grabbing a few of these delicious, chocolatey treats! Great for after-school snacks too!

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies {Freezer Meal}

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I love this easy healthy breakfast idea: Chocolate Chip Zucchini Breakfast Cookies. These healthy make ahead breakfast cookies are great fresh or also as a freezer meal.  Zucchini for breakfast!?…
Breakfast Cereal Parfait

Breakfast Cereal Parfait

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This easy breakfast idea packs in fruits, whole grains, and yogurt for a healthy and delicious start to the day. Not to mention, it's fun! My children regularly ask for a breakfast parfait using cereal…

Cinnamon Sugar Roll-Ups: Easy After School Snack

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This is one of those snacks that we--both the kids themselves and I--have been making for years. You can thank my 1st grader son, Ben, for making sure this ended up on the blog finally. "Mom, tell…
The Banana Boat: The perfect after school snack!

Banana Boat: The Perfect After School Snack

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It began many, many years ago. About 35 in fact. My mom used to make these for me as a kid, sans the chocolate chips. She was a better mom than me, I guess. But, here I am three decades later making…

20 Healthy Snack Ideas for the First Trimester

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At only 5 weeks pregnant, I had hardly even noticed any pregnancy symptoms. Life was going on as normal for the most part. On one particular morning, I served up some oatmeal pancakes and fruit and my…